a variant spelling of Piraeus
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How to use Peiraeus in a sentence
Industrial and commercial activity is mainly centred at the Peiraeus, where Industry and commerce.
The city itself, with its fortifications extending to the port of Peiraeus, was impregnable to a land attack.
For Pericles he planned the arrangement of the harbour-town Peiraeus at Athens.
When Athens became the capital in 1833 the ancient name of The Peiraeus.
Having left his troops and part of his treasure at Taenarum, he again presented himself at the Peiraeus, and was now admitted.